The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 239 251
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 14 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 3.52% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
Median daily rate £450 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £233 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year - +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 901 795 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.37% 8.45% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 512 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +32 9 £425 -15.00% 2
Oxfordshire -17 3 £500 +9.89%
Hampshire +12 2 £450 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) CloudFront
5 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (31.25%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (25.00%) Microservices
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (25.00%) Ansible
6 4 (25.00%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Gradle
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Mercurial

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (31.25%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (31.25%) CloudFront
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (18.75%) Slack
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (6.25%) G Suite
7 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (6.25%) Office 365
7 1 (6.25%) Route 53
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Gradle
1 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
1 4 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
2 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) JSF
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Struts
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) LAMP
4 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Microservices
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) NFS
2 3 (18.75%) Samba
2 3 (18.75%) Squid
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Assembla
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Apigee
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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